H.R.2621 - Product Packaging Protection Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hart, Melissa A. [R-PA-4] (Introduced 07/25/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 107-485|
|Latest Action:||12/02/2002 Became Public Law No: 107-307. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2621 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Product Packaging Protection Act of 2002 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit intentionally tampering with a consumer product that is sold in interstate or foreign commerce by knowingly placing or inserting any writing in the product or in its container before its sale to any consumer without the consent of the product manufacturer, retailer, or distributor. Defines "writing" as any form of representation or communication, including graphic or pictorial representations.
Passed Senate amended (10/16/2002)
Subjects violators to a fine and imprisonment of up to one year, or up to three years for a second or subsequent violation.